Period
to 23 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for Data Security skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Data Security over the 6 months to 23 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Data Security
England > South East
6 months to
23 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 389 442 487
Rank change year-on-year +53 +45 +47
Permanent jobs citing Data Security 167 117 155
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.53% 0.37% 0.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.60% 0.43% 0.43%
Number of salaries quoted 136 95 133
South East median annual salary £53,750 £54,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -0.46% +8.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £37,500 £29,000 £31,500
90th Percentile £76,375 £84,500 £71,250
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% +10.00% -

Data Security is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
South East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 27,753 27,383 36,009
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 87.65% 87.22% 87.31%
Number of salaries quoted 22,935 22,400 30,363
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £68,750 £67,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

Data Security
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Data Security as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Data Security in the South East

Data Security
Salary Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Data Security in the South East.

Salary trend for Data Security in the South East

Data Security
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Data Security in the South East over the 6 months to 23 February 2018.

Salary histogram for Data Security in the South East

Data Security
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Data Security within the South East region over the 6 months to 23 February 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Thames Valley +5 66 £65,000 +28.71% 13
Berkshire +38 47 £65,000 +30.00% 12
Hampshire -2 35 £45,000 -25.00% 6
West Sussex +12 28 £42,500 -9.57%
Surrey +6 18 £47,500 -26.92% 5
Kent +29 16 £55,000 +15.79% 3
Buckinghamshire +20 15 £47,500 -13.64%
East Sussex -29 4 £51,250 -21.15% 3
Oxfordshire -31 4 £26,500 -55.83% 1
Data Security
England

For the 6 months to 23 February 2018, IT jobs citing Data Security also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the South East region with a requirement for Data Security.

1 64 (38.32%) Finance
2 55 (32.93%) GDPR
3 45 (26.95%) Amazon AWS
4 44 (26.35%) Agile Software Development
5 39 (23.35%) Information Security
6 38 (22.75%) TDD
6 38 (22.75%) Java
7 35 (20.96%) JavaScript
7 35 (20.96%) Scrum
8 34 (20.36%) C#
9 33 (19.76%) Python
10 32 (19.16%) Big Data
10 32 (19.16%) Microservices
11 31 (18.56%) SQL Server
12 30 (17.96%) Kanban
13 29 (17.37%) Scala
13 29 (17.37%) AngularJS
13 29 (17.37%) C++
13 29 (17.37%) VPN
14 28 (16.77%) Firewall
14 28 (16.77%) Technical Architecture
14 28 (16.77%) Functional Testing
14 28 (16.77%) Machine Learning
14 28 (16.77%) Go
14 28 (16.77%) API Development
15 25 (14.97%) Business Continuity
16 24 (14.37%) Django
16 24 (14.37%) React
16 24 (14.37%) Mobile App
17 23 (13.77%) Coaching

Data Security
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (3.59%) Exchange Server 2010
1 6 (3.59%) MS Exchange
2 3 (1.80%) JBoss
2 3 (1.80%) Tomcat
3 2 (1.20%) Apache Spark
3 2 (1.20%) SAS
3 2 (1.20%) Skype for Business
3 2 (1.20%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.60%) Apache
4 1 (0.60%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.60%) OpenStack
4 1 (0.60%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (0.60%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.60%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 10 (5.99%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.20%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (1.80%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 45 (26.95%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (10.18%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (4.79%) Office 365
4 3 (1.80%) IaaS
4 3 (1.80%) PaaS
5 1 (0.60%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.60%) Amazon ELB
5 1 (0.60%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.60%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.60%) SaaS
5 1 (0.60%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 29 (17.37%) VPN
2 28 (16.77%) Firewall
3 19 (11.38%) LAN
3 19 (11.38%) WAN
4 18 (10.78%) VLAN
5 16 (9.58%) Intrusion Detection
6 14 (8.38%) NetScaler
7 12 (7.19%) DMZ
7 12 (7.19%) MPLS
7 12 (7.19%) VPLS
7 12 (7.19%) WLAN
8 10 (5.99%) Network Security
9 8 (4.79%) DHCP
9 8 (4.79%) DNS
10 7 (4.19%) VoIP
11 6 (3.59%) SSL
11 6 (3.59%) Wi-Fi
11 6 (3.59%) Wireless
12 5 (2.99%) Cisco ASA
12 5 (2.99%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (19.16%) Big Data
2 31 (18.56%) SQL Server
3 10 (5.99%) Power BI
4 9 (5.39%) BusinessObjects
4 9 (5.39%) DB2
4 9 (5.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 8 (4.79%) OLAP
5 8 (4.79%) Oracle OLAP
5 8 (4.79%) QlikView
6 3 (1.80%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (1.80%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.60%) Apache Hive
7 1 (0.60%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (0.60%) Impala
7 1 (0.60%) JasperReports
7 1 (0.60%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.60%) Qlik Sense
7 1 (0.60%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.60%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.60%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 2 (1.20%) JUnit
1 2 (1.20%) Selenium
2 1 (0.60%) Cucumber
2 1 (0.60%) Eclipse
2 1 (0.60%) Subversion
General
1 64 (38.32%) Finance
2 17 (10.18%) Legal
3 12 (7.19%) Banking
4 6 (3.59%) Law
5 5 (2.99%) Telecoms
6 4 (2.40%) Advertising
7 3 (1.80%) Marketing
8 2 (1.20%) Retail
9 1 (0.60%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.60%) Electronics
9 1 (0.60%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.60%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 36 (21.56%) Analyst
2 20 (11.98%) Developer
3 15 (8.98%) Security Analyst
4 14 (8.38%) Network Engineer
5 13 (7.78%) IT Analyst
5 13 (7.78%) IT Security Analyst
5 13 (7.78%) SQL Analyst
5 13 (7.78%) Systems Analyst
6 11 (6.59%) Architect
6 11 (6.59%) Development Manager
7 10 (5.99%) Project Manager
8 8 (4.79%) Business Intelligence Manager
8 8 (4.79%) Business Intelligence Project Manager
9 7 (4.19%) Java Developer
10 6 (3.59%) Head of Strategy
10 6 (3.59%) Support Engineer
10 6 (3.59%) Technical Engineer
10 6 (3.59%) Technical Support
10 6 (3.59%) Technical Support Engineer
11 5 (2.99%) .NET Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (17.37%) AngularJS
2 24 (14.37%) Django
2 24 (14.37%) React
3 6 (3.59%) .NET
3 6 (3.59%) Spring
4 5 (2.99%) .NET Framework
4 5 (2.99%) ASP.NET Web API
5 3 (1.80%) EDI
5 3 (1.80%) JMS
5 3 (1.80%) RESTful
5 3 (1.80%) Spring Boot
5 3 (1.80%) Web Services
6 2 (1.20%) HTML
6 2 (1.20%) XML
7 1 (0.60%) CSS3
7 1 (0.60%) ebXML
7 1 (0.60%) HTML5
7 1 (0.60%) LDAP
7 1 (0.60%) REST
7 1 (0.60%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 24 (14.37%) Mobile App
2 23 (13.77%) Management Information System
3 12 (7.19%) Private Cloud
4 9 (5.39%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (5.39%) Computer Science
4 9 (5.39%) Fintech
5 8 (4.79%) PMI
5 8 (4.79%) Reinsurance
6 4 (2.40%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (1.80%) Cyberthreat
7 3 (1.80%) Mobile Computing
7 3 (1.80%) NHS
8 2 (1.20%) Data Protection Act
8 2 (1.20%) Driving Licence
8 2 (1.20%) Greenfield Project
8 2 (1.20%) IVR
9 1 (0.60%) FMCG
9 1 (0.60%) Renewable Energy
9 1 (0.60%) Social Network
9 1 (0.60%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 14 (8.38%) Windows
2 8 (4.79%) Windows 10
2 8 (4.79%) Windows Server
3 6 (3.59%) Windows 7
3 6 (3.59%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (2.40%) Linux
5 2 (1.20%) Android
5 2 (1.20%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.20%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.60%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (26.35%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (23.35%) Information Security
3 38 (22.75%) TDD
4 35 (20.96%) Scrum
5 32 (19.16%) Microservices
6 30 (17.96%) Kanban
7 28 (16.77%) API Development
7 28 (16.77%) Functional Testing
7 28 (16.77%) Machine Learning
7 28 (16.77%) Technical Architecture
8 25 (14.97%) Business Continuity
9 23 (13.77%) Coaching
9 23 (13.77%) Disaster Recovery
10 22 (13.17%) Cybersecurity
10 22 (13.17%) High Availability
10 22 (13.17%) Risk Management
11 21 (12.57%) Kalman Filter
12 19 (11.38%) ITIL
13 16 (9.58%) Data Management
13 16 (9.58%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 38 (22.75%) Java
2 35 (20.96%) JavaScript
3 34 (20.36%) C#
4 33 (19.76%) Python
5 29 (17.37%) C++
5 29 (17.37%) Scala
6 28 (16.77%) Go
7 23 (13.77%) SQL
8 8 (4.79%) PowerShell
9 5 (2.99%) C
9 5 (2.99%) TypeScript
10 3 (1.80%) R
11 1 (0.60%) ActionScript
11 1 (0.60%) ActionScript 2.0
11 1 (0.60%) ActionScript 3.0
11 1 (0.60%) COBOL
11 1 (0.60%) Delphi
11 1 (0.60%) PL/1
11 1 (0.60%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.60%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 21 (12.57%) Degree
2 19 (11.38%) Cisco Certification
3 17 (10.18%) CCNA
3 17 (10.18%) CCNP
4 16 (9.58%) CISSP
5 12 (7.19%) CCIE
6 10 (5.99%) Security Cleared
7 9 (5.39%) CISM
8 8 (4.79%) PMI Certification
9 5 (2.99%) SC Cleared
10 4 (2.40%) CISA
10 4 (2.40%) Computer Science Degree
10 4 (2.40%) DV Cleared
10 4 (2.40%) PCI QSA
11 3 (1.80%) CREST Certified
12 2 (1.20%) BICSI RCDD
12 2 (1.20%) MCSE
12 2 (1.20%) Microsoft Certification
12 2 (1.20%) PhD
13 1 (0.60%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 55 (32.93%) GDPR
2 18 (10.78%) PCI DSS
3 12 (7.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 8 (4.79%) Cyber Essentials
5 3 (1.80%) Data Quality
6 2 (1.20%) QA
7 1 (0.60%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
7 1 (0.60%) HIPAA
7 1 (0.60%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 1 (0.60%) RMADS
7 1 (0.60%) RosettaNet
7 1 (0.60%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 13 (7.78%) Active Directory
2 6 (3.59%) Hyper-V
3 3 (1.80%) Docker
4 2 (1.20%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (1.20%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (1.20%) XenDesktop
4 2 (1.20%) XenServer
5 1 (0.60%) LXC
5 1 (0.60%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 6 (3.59%) SCCM
2 1 (0.60%) Nessus
2 1 (0.60%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 17 (10.18%) Cisco
2 15 (8.98%) Microsoft
3 14 (8.38%) Citrix
4 12 (7.19%) Blue Coat
4 12 (7.19%) F5
4 12 (7.19%) Forcepoint
4 12 (7.19%) SolarWinds
5 9 (5.39%) Oracle
6 8 (4.79%) Cognos
6 8 (4.79%) Netezza
6 8 (4.79%) Teradata
7 6 (3.59%) VMware
8 5 (2.99%) CheckPoint
8 5 (2.99%) IBM
8 5 (2.99%) Juniper
9 4 (2.40%) Palo Alto
10 3 (1.80%) webMethods
11 2 (1.20%) Avaya
11 2 (1.20%) Symantec
11 2 (1.20%) Tableau